Champion Triumphs in Ironman Challenge

Champion’s Head of IT has successfully completed the grand daddy of all endurance races. Simon Turtington, 39, from Lowton, joined more than 2,000 athletes from around the globe to take part in the UK’s 10th annual Ironman challenge on Sunday 20 July. The 140.6 mile pursuit kicked

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Champion Makes 45KG Food Donation

Champion Accountants’ Manchester office has recently donated 45kgs of food to Salford Food Bank. During a two-week food drive, Champion team members were encouraged to contribute non-perishable items such as cans, cereals and cakes, which would be used to create emergency food parcels for members of the

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Champion Employs a Magnificent 11

Champion has recently appointed eleven new team members, following a period of growth. Audit & Accounts Trainees, Charlie Rooney and James Sloane, have joined our Manchester headquarters along with Payroll Administrator Rebecca Hall, Tax Administrator Cody Goldsbrough, Administrator Daniel Williams, Payroll Administrator Victoria Vickers, New Business Administrator

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Champion Supports Blackpool Sixth Form

Champion Accountants is delighted to be sponsoring the award for Outstanding Performance in Debating at the annual Blackpool Sixth Form College Student Awards. The ceremony, which takes place in the Sixth Form theatre on Wednesday 25th June, recognises academic excellence and achievement in areas such as sport,

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Auto Enrolment Increases Pension Membership

The percentage of private sector employees in a workplace pension scheme increased from 26% in 2011 to 35% in 2013 according to research commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions. The Employers Pension Provision survey shows that at the time of the research, 2% of private

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Company Cars Advisory Fuel Rates Update

HMRC has announced changes to the advisory fuel rates for company cars. The rates are to be used where employers either reimburse employees for business travel in their company cars, or require employees to repay the cost of fuel used for private travel. The latest rates apply to

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Employment Law Update

A number of changes to employment rules and regulations came into force with the start of the new financial year on 6 April. These changes cover a number of areas, from employment tribunals and discrimination, to everyday areas such as auto-enrolment and maternity pay. The key changes

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Unemployment Falls to 6.9%

The unemployment rate fell by 77,000 to 2.4 million between December 2013 and February 2014, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The official unemployment rate now stands at 6.9%, the lowest since February 2009. Between December 2013 and February 2014, 30.39 million people

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SMEs Need Consumer Level Protection

Small and micro businesses need the same level of protection as consumers when buying utilities, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The FSB argues that many small businesses are disadvantaged when choosing energy or water providers as they lack the resources and negotiating power of

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Charity World Cup Event

Champion Accountants is hosting a Charity World Cup Event on Thursday 19th June at the Bear and Billet in Chester. This private screening of the England v Uruguay match will be raising money for two local charities, The Brain Tumour Charity and The Countess of Chester Breast

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